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  • Butte Herberger’s starts going-out-of-business sale

    Butte Herberger’s starts going-out-of-business sale

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-04-21 01:01:27 GMT

    BUTTE- Butte's Herberger’s started its going-out-of-business sale along with the other 249 Bon Ton Inc. stores around the country. The store is currently offering up to 30 percent off on items.

    BUTTE- Butte's Herberger’s started its going-out-of-business sale along with the other 249 Bon Ton Inc. stores around the country. The store is currently offering up to 30 percent off on items.

  • Man reportedly struck by vehicle in Butte dies

    Man reportedly struck by vehicle in Butte dies

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:50:36 GMT

    BUTTE - A 45-year-old man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Butte after an argument. 

    BUTTE - A 45-year-old man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Butte after an argument. 

  • Herberger's closing sales start Friday in all Montana stores

    Herberger's closing sales start Friday in all Montana stores

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:58:12 GMT

    The parent company of Herberger’s announced Thursday that going-out-of-business sales at Montana stores will start Friday. 

    The parent company of Herberger’s announced Thursday that going-out-of-business sales at Montana stores will start Friday. 

  • Naturalization ceremony for new U.S. citizens takes place at Butte courthouse

    Naturalization ceremony for new U.S. citizens takes place at Butte courthouse

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:05:52 GMT

    Twenty-five people from 15 different countries stood as they proclaimed the pledge of allegiance and took the U.S. Oath.

    Twenty-five people from 15 different countries stood as they proclaimed the pledge of allegiance and took the U.S. Oath.

  • NorthWestern focuses on renewable resources at meeting

    NorthWestern focuses on renewable resources at meeting

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:38:04 GMT

    BUTTE - Renewable resources were the focus of NorthWestern Energy’s electricity supply resource planning meeting on Wednesday in Butte. However, the company also wanted to show how all energy resources are needed to power Montana. 

    BUTTE - Renewable resources were the focus of NorthWestern Energy’s electricity supply resource planning meeting on Wednesday in Butte. However, the company also wanted to show how all energy resources are needed to power Montana. 

  • Student of the Week: Savanna Stewart

    Student of the Week: Savanna Stewart

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:00:24 GMT

    Savanna Stewart is a senior athlete at Twin Bridges High School. 

    Savanna Stewart is a senior athlete at Twin Bridges High School. 

  • City officials, community members discuss vision plan for Uptown Butte

    City officials, community members discuss vision plan for Uptown Butte

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:44:31 GMT

    On Monday, members of the Butte community held a workshop meeting to determine what is needed to help grow Uptown.

    On Monday, members of the Butte community held a workshop meeting to determine what is needed to help grow Uptown.

  • Motorcycle experts recommend helmet safety checks

    Motorcycle experts recommend helmet safety checks

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:02:16 GMT

    As the weather gets nicer, more people will be out on their motorcycles, but before you hit the road you may want to check your helmet.  According to the majority of helmet manufacturers, the lifetime is 3 to 5 years.

    As the weather gets nicer, more people will be out on their motorcycles, but before you hit the road you may want to check your helmet.  According to the majority of helmet manufacturers, the lifetime is 3 to 5 years.

  • Stodden Park to get $1 million playground upgrade

    Stodden Park to get $1 million playground upgrade

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:56:35 GMT

    The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation recently donated $5.5 million to upgrade Stodden Park.  Part of the upgrades will be a new playground with a price tag of almost $1 million.

    The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation recently donated $5.5 million to upgrade Stodden Park.  Part of the upgrades will be a new playground with a price tag of almost $1 million.

  • Twin Bridges Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Twin Bridges Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:25:25 GMT

    Twin Bridges Elementary School teacher Traci Tilstra accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing iPads for the school.

    Twin Bridges Elementary School teacher Traci Tilstra accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing iPads for the school.

  • Woman dead, family injured in crash near Glen

    Woman dead, family injured in crash near Glen

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:56:29 GMT
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    A family of three was traveling northbound on Interstate 15 Monday afternoon when their vehicle went off the road.

    A family of three was traveling northbound on Interstate 15 Monday afternoon when their vehicle went off the road.

  • Gas theft and chase in Butte

    Gas theft and chase in Butte

    Saturday, April 14 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-04-15 00:00:17 GMT

    BUTTE - On April 14, 2018, at approx. 9:30 am officers responded to the area of Browns Gulch road on a reported theft of gas from a private residence, a description of the vehicle was given by the complainant.   Officers spotted the vehicle in the area of Provost Road and Browns Gulch road. The vehicle turned onto Provost Road and attempted to elude the officers.   The suspect vehicle then turned onto private property, where it became stuck. The officers approached...

    BUTTE - On April 14, 2018, at approx. 9:30 am officers responded to the area of Browns Gulch road on a reported theft of gas from a private residence, a description of the vehicle was given by the complainant.   Officers spotted the vehicle in the area of Provost Road and Browns Gulch road. The vehicle turned onto Provost Road and attempted to elude the officers.   The suspect vehicle then turned onto private property, where it became stuck. The officers approached...

  • Deer Lodge receives federal funding for housing complex

    Deer Lodge receives federal funding for housing complex

    Friday, April 13 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-04-14 01:00:11 GMT

    DEER LODGE - Deer Lodge is getting some federal funding to help build an affordable housing complex in the city. Montana Housing at the Department of Commerce is allocating almost $4 million in federal housing credit to Helena’s GL Development to help build a 24-unit apartment complex for families in Deer Lodge. The project will also result in more than 50 new jobs.

    DEER LODGE - Deer Lodge is getting some federal funding to help build an affordable housing complex in the city. Montana Housing at the Department of Commerce is allocating almost $4 million in federal housing credit to Helena’s GL Development to help build a 24-unit apartment complex for families in Deer Lodge. The project will also result in more than 50 new jobs.

  • Montana Tech students design a baja buggy for a competition next month

    Montana Tech students design a baja buggy for a competition next month

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:00:27 GMT

    BUTTE - This is what college looks and sounds like at Montana Tech. These engineering students are designing a baja buggy to use in a collegiate competition in Missouri next month. It takes plenty of work. “We put in a lot of hours for building the buggy. Just the design itself for building it and some of our programs we have some guys who’ve spent over 100 hours,” said Montana Tech Senior Paul Green. Montana Tech will be competing with about 100 schools around t...

    BUTTE - This is what college looks and sounds like at Montana Tech. These engineering students are designing a baja buggy to use in a collegiate competition in Missouri next month. It takes plenty of work. “We put in a lot of hours for building the buggy. Just the design itself for building it and some of our programs we have some guys who’ve spent over 100 hours,” said Montana Tech Senior Paul Green. Montana Tech will be competing with about 100 schools around t...

  • Butte Rescue Mission purchased property for new shelter

    Butte Rescue Mission purchased property for new shelter

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-04-13 03:00:18 GMT

    BUTTE – The Butte Rescue Mission this week purchased the property on East Platinum Street to be used as the site for its new homeless shelter. The mission closed on the deal Wednesday to purchase the warehouse district property at 610 E. Platinum St. for $185,000, according to a news release issued by the rescue mission. The mission had a purchase agreement in place on this property last fall, but couldn’t close on the deal until the BNSF Railway, whose property runs thro...

    BUTTE – The Butte Rescue Mission this week purchased the property on East Platinum Street to be used as the site for its new homeless shelter. The mission closed on the deal Wednesday to purchase the warehouse district property at 610 E. Platinum St. for $185,000, according to a news release issued by the rescue mission. The mission had a purchase agreement in place on this property last fall, but couldn’t close on the deal until the BNSF Railway, whose property runs thro...

  • EPA cleanup includes health study for Butte

    EPA cleanup includes health study for Butte

    Thursday, April 12 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-04-13 02:00:17 GMT

    BUTTE - The EPA has made cleanup of mine contamination a priority in Butte. Part of that includes studying how this contamination affects human health. “Years and years of mining contributed to dust in the older homes in the Butte Priority Soils Operable Unit,” said Butte Health Department Director Karen Sullivan. The EPA and health officials responded with an abatement program to systematic remove these harmful elements from homes and soils. “We go into homes a...

    BUTTE - The EPA has made cleanup of mine contamination a priority in Butte. Part of that includes studying how this contamination affects human health. “Years and years of mining contributed to dust in the older homes in the Butte Priority Soils Operable Unit,” said Butte Health Department Director Karen Sullivan. The EPA and health officials responded with an abatement program to systematic remove these harmful elements from homes and soils. “We go into homes a...

  • Butte woman charged in the death of retired teacher

    Butte woman charged in the death of retired teacher

    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-04-13 01:00:14 GMT

    BUTTE-A 55-year-old woman was charged in the death of a former Butte High teacher, who was killed after being struck by a vehicle in December. The driver in the incident, Christol Williamson, was charged Wednesday with felony negligent homicide. She is accused of hitting 76-year-old Dan Lean as he was talking his daily walk on Amherst Avenue the morning of Dec. 6th. Williamson was charged in Butte Justice Court and released on her own recognizance. Charging documents state Williams...

    BUTTE-A 55-year-old woman was charged in the death of a former Butte High teacher, who was killed after being struck by a vehicle in December. The driver in the incident, Christol Williamson, was charged Wednesday with felony negligent homicide. She is accused of hitting 76-year-old Dan Lean as he was talking his daily walk on Amherst Avenue the morning of Dec. 6th. Williamson was charged in Butte Justice Court and released on her own recognizance. Charging documents state Williams...

  • Woman charged in former Butte High teacher death

    Woman charged in former Butte High teacher death

    Thursday, April 12 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-04-12 18:53:28 GMT

    BUTTE – A 55-year-old woman was charged in the death of a former Butte High teacher, who was killed after being struck by a vehicle in December. The driver in the incident, Christol Williamson, was charged Wednesday with felony negligent homicide. 

    BUTTE – A 55-year-old woman was charged in the death of a former Butte High teacher, who was killed after being struck by a vehicle in December. The driver in the incident, Christol Williamson, was charged Wednesday with felony negligent homicide. 

  • Property secured for Butte Rescue Mission

    Property secured for Butte Rescue Mission

    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-04-12 17:10:14 GMT

    BUTTE – The Butte Rescue Mission this week purchased the property on East Platinum Street to be used as the site for its new homeless shelter. 

    BUTTE – The Butte Rescue Mission this week purchased the property on East Platinum Street to be used as the site for its new homeless shelter. 

  • Town Pump, Inc donates $400,000 to Butte's rescue mission

    Town Pump, Inc donates $400,000 to Butte's rescue mission

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-04-12 15:29:33 GMT

    BUTTE - Butte's rescue mission Wednesday got a major financial boost to build its new homeless shelter. 

    BUTTE - Butte's rescue mission Wednesday got a major financial boost to build its new homeless shelter. 

  • Butte university is considering changing its name

    Butte university is considering changing its name

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-04-12 01:30:10 GMT

    BUTTE - What's in a name? Well, for Montana Tech it is everything. The Butte university is considering changing its name. The name changes were recommended by a Montana Tech committee that was formed last year to refocus the university's future goals. Names being considered are Montana Technological University, Montana University of Science and Technology or Montana University of Science Engineering and Technology. The committee will host a series of public hearings in the comi...

    BUTTE - What's in a name? Well, for Montana Tech it is everything. The Butte university is considering changing its name. The name changes were recommended by a Montana Tech committee that was formed last year to refocus the university's future goals. Names being considered are Montana Technological University, Montana University of Science and Technology or Montana University of Science Engineering and Technology. The committee will host a series of public hearings in the comi...

  • EPA promises transparency in Butte Superfund cleanup

    EPA promises transparency in Butte Superfund cleanup

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-04-12 00:36:26 GMT

    BUTTE - While a consent decree was reached in February over the future cleanup of mine waste in Butte’s Superfund site, people still don’t know what’s in that agreement. Environmental Protection Agency officials assured Butte it is taking action to make the agreement more transparent. “On April 27th we have a status conference with the judge. The parties have come together and we’d like to modify the confidentiality order so we can bring more informat...

    BUTTE - While a consent decree was reached in February over the future cleanup of mine waste in Butte’s Superfund site, people still don’t know what’s in that agreement. Environmental Protection Agency officials assured Butte it is taking action to make the agreement more transparent. “On April 27th we have a status conference with the judge. The parties have come together and we’d like to modify the confidentiality order so we can bring more informat...

  • Dillon Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Dillon Elementary School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-04-11 14:57:27 GMT

    Dillon Elementary School teacher Amanda Peck accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing Osmos kits for the school. Amanda Badovinac from MT Tech and KXLF's John Emeigh presented the check. 

    Dillon Elementary School teacher Amanda Peck accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing Osmos kits for the school. Amanda Badovinac from MT Tech and KXLF's John Emeigh presented the check. 

  • Superfund cleanup in Anaconda is now a national priority

    Superfund cleanup in Anaconda is now a national priority

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-04-11 01:00:15 GMT
    ANACONDA -  Superfund cleanup in Anaconda is now a national priority. “You may not have been on the top rung of the ladder up until now. You’re now on the top rung of the ladder as far as his emphasis,” said EPA’s Senior Advisor Albert “Kell” Kelly: Kelly was told a large crowd at the Old Works golf course in Anaconda Tuesday that his boss, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, has put Anaconda and Butte on a priority list of Superfund sites th...
    ANACONDA -  Superfund cleanup in Anaconda is now a national priority. “You may not have been on the top rung of the ladder up until now. You’re now on the top rung of the ladder as far as his emphasis,” said EPA’s Senior Advisor Albert “Kell” Kelly: Kelly was told a large crowd at the Old Works golf course in Anaconda Tuesday that his boss, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, has put Anaconda and Butte on a priority list of Superfund sites th...
  • This year's Alley Rally to move between multiple Butte locations

    This year's Alley Rally to move between multiple Butte locations

    Monday, April 9 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-04-10 00:45:45 GMT

    Large bins will be set up beginning the weekend of May 18 in the southern part of Butte, then move to the central, and then later in Uptown for nine different weekends until the weekend of June 22.

    Large bins will be set up beginning the weekend of May 18 in the southern part of Butte, then move to the central, and then later in Uptown for nine different weekends until the weekend of June 22.

  • City officials seek budget feedback from Butte residents

    City officials seek budget feedback from Butte residents

    Monday, April 9 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-04-10 00:43:59 GMT

    The city is asking Butte residents to take an online survey to give feedback to the chief executive and council of commissioners on where they would like to prioritize spending for this coming fiscal year.

    The city is asking Butte residents to take an online survey to give feedback to the chief executive and council of commissioners on where they would like to prioritize spending for this coming fiscal year.

  • Dillon city leaders confident Jaycee Park renovations will begin this summer

    Dillon city leaders confident Jaycee Park renovations will begin this summer

    Monday, April 9 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-04-10 00:28:14 GMT

    City leaders in Dillon are confident its ambitious $800,000 renovation to Jaycee Park will begin this summer.

    City leaders in Dillon are confident its ambitious $800,000 renovation to Jaycee Park will begin this summer.

  • Saints Topple Arizona Christian to Move to 10-0

    Saints Topple Arizona Christian to Move to 10-0

    Sunday, November 29 2015 10:57 AM EST2015-11-29 15:57:31 GMT
    The Saints open conference season with games against Montana Tech Thursday and Lewis-Clark Friday.

    The Saints open conference season with games against Montana Tech Thursday and Lewis-Clark Friday.

  • Griz hold off SDSU to advance in FCS playoffs

    Griz hold off SDSU to advance in FCS playoffs

    Saturday, November 28 2015 8:46 PM EST2015-11-29 01:46:08 GMT
    The Griz earn a re-match with North Dakota State next weekend in Fargo

    The Griz earn a re-match with North Dakota State next weekend in Fargo

  • We meet again; MSU offense vs. UM defense

    We meet again; MSU offense vs. UM defense

    Friday, November 20 2015 4:02 PM EST2015-11-20 21:02:37 GMT
    Much has changed in the year since Montana State last faced arch-rival Montana in football. The Bobcats have fallen out of Big Sky title contention while Montana has changed coaches, quarterbacks, and replaced an array of talented players on both sides of the line of scrimmage.But one thing remains the same.

    Much has changed in the year since Montana State last faced arch-rival Montana in football. The Bobcats have fallen out of Big Sky title contention while Montana has changed coaches, quarterbacks, and replaced an array of talented players on both sides of the line of scrimmage.But one thing remains the same.

  • Diggers draw Dickinson State in NAIA Playoff opener

    Diggers draw Dickinson State in NAIA Playoff opener

    Sunday, November 15 2015 6:45 PM EST2015-11-15 23:45:52 GMT
    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has officially announced the teams and first round pairings for the 2015 NAIA Football Championship Series (FCS). The 16-team event kicks off on Nov. 21 at eight campus host sites.
    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has officially announced the teams and first round pairings for the 2015 NAIA Football Championship Series (FCS). The 16-team event kicks off on Nov. 21 at eight campus host sites.
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